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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Wildhorse Foundation Grants
Grants to tribes and national, regional, or local Native American organizations that serve individuals in the Cayuse, Umatilla, and Walla Walla tribes of Oregon and Washington. Funds may be used to support programs in the areas of public health, public safety, environmental protection, and gambling addiction, among others.
Geographic coverage: Parts of Washington and all of Oregon
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2022
Sponsor: Wildhorse Foundation
Laura Jane Musser Fund: Rural Initiative Program
Grants designed to encourage collaborative and participatory efforts among citizens in rural communities that will help to strengthen their towns and regions in a number of civic areas, including economic development, business preservation, arts and humanities, public space improvements, and education.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Hawaii, Minnesota, Wyoming, New York, Texas. A list of the specific counties eligible in New York and Texas is available on the program website under the "Limits of Geography" heading.
Application Deadline: Oct 3, 2022
Sponsor: Laura Jane Musser Fund
CDC Traditional Food Sovereignty and Tribal Workforce Development Fellowship
One year fellowship in Albuquerque, New Mexico working with the Healthy Tribes Program. The program is designed to strengthen the public health infrastructure, promote cultural and traditional practices that support health and wellness, and integrate evidence-based chronic disease interventions to improve the health of tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 5, 2022
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Special Diabetes Program for Indians
Funding for diabetes treatment and/or prevention activities/services for American Indian/Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 7, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
CDC Healthy Tribes Evaluation Fellowship
A one-year fellowship with the CDC's Healthy Tribes Program that offers practice-based training in providing program evaluation guidance and technical assistance to tribes and tribal organizations for projects that promote health, prevent disease, and support culture and lifeways that improve health and wellness for tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 10, 2022
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Healthy Eating Research: Evaluating the Implementation and Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic-Driven Policies and Programs to Improve Children's Health and Well-Being
Funding for research on how COVID-19 recovery-related social and economic programs and policies impact child obesity, diet quality, food security, and other relevant child and family health outcomes among lower-income and families of color. Populations of focus include Black, Latinx, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 12, 2022
Application Deadline: Jan 11, 2023
Sponsors: Duke University, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program
Grants to support community-based child health projects that improve the health of mothers, infants, children, adolescents, and families in rural and other underserved communities by increasing their access to health services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 12, 2022
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Truth Initiative Tobacco/Vape-Free College Program
Grants and technical assistance for colleges and universities, including minority-serving institutions, to support the adoption and implementation of a 100% tobacco/vape-free college-wide policy by June, 2024. Colleges that were early adopters of 100% smoke or tobacco-free policies may also apply to include e-cigarettes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Oct 12, 2022
Sponsor: Truth Initiative
Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation Community Grant Program
Grants for projects and services promoting good oral health practices and increasing access to dental care in Arizona in the areas of dental disease prevention, oral health education, treatment, medical-dental integration, and nutrition/food security.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: Oct 13, 2022
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation
Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grants
Grants to nonprofit organizations that provide services to improve the daily lives of people with paralysis and their caregivers with projects and initiatives that foster inclusion, community engagement, and health and wellness.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Oct 13, 2022
Sponsor: Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation